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Municipal Tennis Center
Intersection of Old Coast Highway and 1414 Park Place
Santa Barbara, CA 93103

Twelve hard courts open daily from dawn to dusk. 3 lighted courts until 9 p.m. Beautiful center court stadium. Annual permit fee: adult $80, seniors $70. One-day fee: $5

  • Photo album of Municipal Tennis Center
  • Movie (1.5 MB) - Panoramic view of courts and surrounding area

Court Use Policy

  • The courts are open to the public
  • Youth (Age 17 and under) play free
  • Annual or daily permits are required for all players age 18 and over during the following times: Every Day 8:00 a.m. to Dusk
  • Daily permit fees ($4/Adult) will be collected by city tennis staff who monitor these courts on a random basis. Exact change may be required. An additional fee may also be charged for lighted play.
  • All players must use sign-up chalkboard or risk being bumped.
  • Time Limits: 1 player 30 minutes, 2 players 60 minutes, 3-4 players 90 minutes
  • Special use of courts, such as non-city lessons, clinics, rentals, etc., must first be authorized and posted by the city on the court reservation schedule.
  • Only non-marking shoes allowed.
  • Court washing takes priority over all play.
  • All players must adhere to the USTA code of conduct.
  • No food, pets, glass, smoking, alcohol, rollerblades, skates, skateboards, bicycles allow.

Directions: Take the 101 freeway to Hot Springs Road. Turn north towards the mountains and you will quickly reach a stop sign at the top of a hill where you turn left to continue up Hot Springs Road. As soon as you turn left you will take a left again, about 50 feet down the road. This is Old Coast Highway and you will see the tennis courts on the left hand side about half a mile down the road.